The 12 best activities and events to experience in Middelburg

There is plenty to do in Middelburg! Make your city trip unforgettable by visiting the city during a well-known event. Or get to know Middelburg better by taking part in an activity that lets you experience a completely different side of the city. We have made a selection of activities, tours and tours that will ensure that your day in Middelburg will stay in your memory forever. Check out our tips and recommendations.

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Sjakie’s Chocolademuseum

Visit the most delicious chocolate museum in the world. Experience the whole story from bean to chocolate in an atmospheric space.

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Desafinado Jazz Eetcafe

The combination of music, food and drinks creates a cosy casual atmosphere. Swing along with the live music and enjoy a delicious beer.

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Muziekpodium De Spot

There is always something fun to do in this small temple for music, theatre and dance. On the stage were already many established names and young talent.

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Volkssterrenwacht Philippus Lansbergen

Every Friday evening the doors are open at the observatory to admire the starry sky in clear weather.

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Cinema Middelburg

Get a video together? In this cinema, the better arthouse films are shown daily in the small hall with the characteristic beamed ceiling.

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Zeeland Jazz

Step into a soul and jazz world during this multi-day event in June. Jazzlegends create a beautiful swinging atmosphere in June.

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De Drvkkery

This is a special cultural meeting place in Middelburg. There are book presentations, activities, music performances and there is a brasserie.

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Lange Jan

Located in the middle of the historic centre of Middelburg stands the Abbey Tower de Lange Jan. You can climb the 90.5 meter high tower yourself.

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The mussel festivals are a true concept in Middelburg. For three days there is delicious food, dancing and music made by street musicians.

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Formerly a shooting range, inn and hospital, nowadays a grand-café and cinema with a beautiful view over the city centre from the tower.

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Explore Middelburg and surroundings with a rental bike or e-bike from De Cycle Hub. In addition to workshop there is also a storage room and bicycle café with sunny terrace.

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Rondvaart Middelburg

Learn about the historic buildings and warehouses from the VOC period during a nostalgic cruise through the beautiful canals or rent a canoe yourself.

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